Villanova, PA, April 11, 2019 - Two Villanova School of Business (VSB) students – Jessica Roberts ’19 VSB and Shivani Vora ’19 VSB – were selected as Poets & Quants for Undergrads 2019 Best & Brightest Business Majors. Poets & Quants chose 100 students from around the nation who use their skills to impact business in creative ways and who are poised to be the future leaders of the business world.
Jessica Roberts, from Long Island, New York, is a Marketing major with a minor in Management & Information Systems. She is actively involved on campus in a variety of roles, including as Brand Team Leader for Villanova Marketing Group, a co-chair of recruitment for the Villanova Service Learning Community, and a Local Program Host for Pennsylvania Special Olympics. She has interned with QVC, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and the Discovery Channel as an advertising sales intern for its Oprah Winfrey Network. She will be working at Johnson & Johnson as a member of their Consumer Customer Development Leadership Program after graduation.
“Jessica brings joy and exuberance to everything she does,” said Stephen Liedtka, PhD, Associate Professor, Accounting & Information Systems. He continued, “She genuinely wants to learn and grow. When she asks how you are doing, you know that she is truly interested in your well-being. She is humble about her successes and sees all difficulties as opportunities. I have never seen Jessica without a smile on her face. Put those qualities together with high-level brainpower, and you’ve got a superstar. We are all so proud of what Jessica has accomplished!”